Mon: 10-6  |   Tues: 10-7  |  Wed: 10-8  |  Thurs: 10-7  |  Fri: 10-6  |  Sat: 10-3        
105 Ramsdell Lane
Barrington, NH 03825

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  • Seated Yoga & Creative Movement
    with Cindy Simon, M.A., NCC, RMT

    Tuesday, December 17th @ 2:30 p.m.
    Learn stretches, yoga positions, tai chi exercises, and deep breathing while seated in a chair or standing. Registration is required for each session. Visit our event calendar to register or for more information, or click here to register. You must be at least 18 to participate.


  •  An evening with Thomas Farmen, author of Bessie's Story - Watching the Lights Go Out  Thursday, December 19th @ 5:30 p.m. 
    This is an inspiring story about a charming, brave, chocolate Lab who gradually loses her eyesight. This book chronicles her slow fade to sightlessness and provides life lessons for all ages.  
     The author leads the reader from the unexpected diagnosis of terminal blindness for his beloved four-year-old pet through the two-and-a-half year transition to sightlessness. 

  • Barrington Public Library’s Gingerbread House Competition
    Submit your gingerbread house between December 7th – 13th.
    Submission needs to fit on a 12”x12” base, no higher than 16” and must be decorated with all edible items. Items should be submitted to the Circulation Desk at the Library!
    The public will be voting December 14th – 20th.  Prizes will be awarded for the favorite gingerbread house in the ADULT, FAMILY/CHILD and TOWN DEPT categories on the afternoon of the 20th! Don’t forget to come in and place your vote! 

    Click here for more information!

  • Brown Bag Book Group -
    Inheritance by Dani Shapiro 
    Monday, December 30, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. 

    Adults are welcomed to bring a lunch and enjoy chatting about the book on the last Monday of the month from 12-1:15 PM. The library can provide you with copy of the book, email Amy with your name and library card number and we will let you know when your copy has arrived. New members always welcome! Click here to read the full description of the book.

  • Make and Take Homemade Teas! 
    Tuesday, January 7, 5:15 p.m. 
    Learn about the ancient and modern day healing and medicinal properties of teas! Create and make your own 3 tea blend samples to take home. You must be 18 or over to register for this class.
    Click here to register for this event!



    LEGO Club!

    Tuesdays, 4 p.m.

    Kids going into Kindergarten through 4th grade are invited to build LEGO creations each week. 

    This is a free play where kids are encouraged to expand their imaginations! Creations will be displayed in the library (if space allows) 

  • November’s Art Exhibit at the Barrington Public Library - Sally Mitchel 
    Sally returned to the Seacoast in 2016, after about 5 years in Colorado Springs. For a watercolor painter, it was rather startling to see the difference made by the Western light. She was happy to return here and is now settled in Barrington. She feels more at home with the subtle colors of the New England scenes. 
    Her work can also be seen at the Seacoast Artist's Association Gallery on Water St. in Exeter.


  • Polar Express Story-Time! 
    Friday, December 20 at 5 p.m. 
    No registration required.
    Pajamas and/or slippers are optional.
    Jingle bells and hot cocoa provided!
    Children will receive a door prize ticket, and the winner will be drawn at the end of the story time!


  • Wednesday, December 18th from 11:30-12:30
    Christian Seaholtz will be here to hold office hours for Rep. Chris Pappas.  He will be available to speak with folks about any concerns, questions, etc. they may have.


  • Do You Know Where Your DNA Is?
    Thursday, January 16, 5:30 p.m. 
    With Albert Scherr, J.D. 

    This presentation takes you through the current state of forensic DNA technology, genetic genealogy, familial searching and wrongful convictions based on post-conviction DNA testing among the many and varied uses of genetic information.

Holiday Hours
Please make note of our hours for the 2019 holiday season!
Open 12 p.m. - 3 p.m., Saturday Dec. 21
Closed – Christmas Eve, Dec. 24
Closed – Christmas Day, Dec. 25
Closed - New Year’s Day, Jan. 1

Wishing You Happy Holidays in 2019!!

For the Barrington Public Library 

 Send Cover Letter & Resume to
Melissa Huette at
Must have at least two work references listed.
 Starting Pay:  $13.01
Basic Duties:  Vacuuming, dusting, mopping, trash and recycling, shoveling, light handyman duties as needed, including occasional painting, small repairs, stripping/waxing floors, cleaning carpets, and other tasks as assigned.

(11 Hours Per Week)
Before or after Library open hours- 2+ hour shifts, Monday-Friday (Extra weekly hour saved for large projects)
Early mornings or evenings...flexibility to come in to shovel walkway/stairs during storms a must!

For complete job description, please click here

Barrington Library Foundation
We're putting faces to our Library's needs!
The Library Foundation is spearheading a new campaign to raise awareness of the deficiencies of our current library building and, with the help of community members of all ages and from all walks of life, to point the way toward a new building that will serve our community long into the future. 
The next Foundation meeting will be held on December 10th 
at 6 p.m. at the Library - 105 Ramsdell Ln. 
Background on the project and information on how you can become part of the excitement can all be found HERE.


Town of Barrington, NH Voting Information

The Supervisors of the Checklist will be sitting on
Tues. Jan. 21, 2020 7:00 pm - 7:30pm
at the Town Hall.
The session is to accept registrations, corrections, and additions to the voter checklist for the
Presidential Primary and Town Elections. 

Please click here for more information.

Meeting Minutes

Trustee Alternate Wanted
Are you eager to help the Library? Would you like to be a part of shaping Library policies and planning for the future? If so, consider joining the Library Board of Trustees as an alternate Trustee member. For more information contact current Board Chair Lindsey Maziarz (

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